Wolcott, NY


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Wolcott is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,645 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wolcott is the 625th largest community in New York. Wolcott has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Wolcott is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wolcott is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wolcott who work in food service (12.65%), sales jobs (8.94%), and maintenance occupations (8.94%).

The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Wolcott has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Wolcott a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Being a small village, Wolcott does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The rate of college-level education in Wolcott is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.34% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wolcott in 2010 was $19,532, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,128 for a family of four. However, Wolcott contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Wolcott home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wolcott residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wolcott include English, Irish, Dutch, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Wolcott is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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